Come Visit Us and Important Dates

Come Visit Us

Thank you for your interest in The Valley School. We welcome applicants for Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. Children need to be four years old by August 31st to attend our Pre-Kindergarten program and five years old to attend our Kindergarten program. The application process includes an application submitted through Ravenna Admit, a school tour attended by parents or guardians, an optional Open House to hear about our educational program directly from teachers, and a child visit. Throughout the admissions process, our goal is to get to know you and your child and share our mission and educational approach. Please explore our website for more information and do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have.


We are currently accepting applications for Pre-K through 5th grade. Please contact Lora Kolmer, Director of Admissions and Community Relations ( for more information.


Important Dates 



Tuesday, October 14, 2019 — Puget Sound Independent School - North Seattle Fair, Northgate Community Center, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — Puget Sound Independent School - People of Color Fair, New Holly Gathering Hall, 6-8 p.m.


Thursday, November 14, 2019  — SIBLING/FACULTY Application Deadline for Early Admission

Tuesday, December 10, 2019  — Valley School Open House, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 19, 2019 — SIBLING/FACULTY Application Decision Notification

Tuesday, January 16, 2020 — Application Deadline

Thursday, February 7, 2020 — Financial Aid Application Deadline

Saturday, February 29, 2020 — Pre-K and Kindergarten Child Visit Day
Kindergarten: 9-10 a.m.
Pre-K:11 a.m.-Noon

Monday, March 9, 2020 — Applicant Child Visit Day
Kindergarten: 9-10 a.m.
Pre-K: 11 a.m.-Noon
First/Second/Third Grade: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Fourth/Fifth Grade: Individual Appointments

Friday, March 20, 2020 — Admission notification and Financial Aid letters emailed

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Applicant Family Reply Deadline


The Valley School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, family composition, gender identity, veteran’s status, disability, use of a trained service animal, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.